EPICASTE

ΕΠΙΚΑΣΤΗ

1. A daughter of Menoeceus, and wife of Laius, by whom she became the mother of Oedipus, whom she afterwards unwittingly married. She is more commonly called Jocaste. (Hom. Od. xi. 271; Apollod. iii. 5. § 7, &c.; see OEDIPUS.)

2. Respecting Epicaste, the daughter of Calydon, see AGENOR, No. 4.

3. Aa third Epicaste is mentioned by Apollodorus. (ii. 7. § 8.)